Yes, football and drinking go hand in hand. More on the ways that this sport encourages alcohol consumption, how to recognize a problem, and what to do about it.
A certain combination of hundreds of genes in individual’s DNA can increase the risk of developing alcoholism. What are the ‘alcoholic genes’ that put you at risk? A brief review here.
Ambien withdrawal can provoke rebound insomnia and often leads to relapse. Learn how you can get off Ambien safely. Plus, info on how medical experts use slow tapering regimens to address symptoms.
Detox from Spice requires medical supervision, as effects can be unpredictable. More on the detox protocols here, with a section at the end for your questions.
Restlessness, anxiety, and headache are only few symptoms of opiate withdrawal. What are the others? How can you address them? A brief guide.
Alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous. The best and safest option is to enroll in medical detox when you plan to go through alcohol withdrawal. Why? Details here.
DO NOT ambush a loved one in an intervention. It will end with resentment. Instead, consider an explicit invitation. Here is how and why.
Looking for an interventionist who lives or works in your area? We explore ways to identify just the right person…and how out-of-state interventionists can also be of services.
Tip #1 – Know The Landscape, Tip #2 - Educate Yourself, Tip #3 - Drink Water and Lots of It, Tip #4 - Know When to Relax and Refuel, Tip #5 - Bring a Friend and Stay Close. More on safe festival going fun.
You should never mix alcohol with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, pain medication, antidepressants and anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, attention/concentration medication, marijuana, LSD, psilocybin, and other psychedelics, crystal meth, heroin, or cocaine/crack. Here's why.
With cannabis legalization, edibles have hit the market. Are there any possible risks or dangers involved? We review here.
We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.